Military Working Dog Vidar was diagnosed with PTSD after serving two tours of duty in Afghanistan. Now he enjoys the retired life with one of the troops he rescued.
It was love at first sight when Aaron Eleby locked eyes with a white puppy during a tour in Afghanistan, and the soldier was determined to bring the animal to his N.Y. home.
Officially dedicated on October 28, The Military Working Dog Teams National Monument in San Antonio, Texas, recognizes dogs who served in the armed forces since World War II.
Before U.S. Army First Lieutenant Brandon Harker left for a 9-month deployment to Afghanistan, he made sure to find what he thought would be a suitable place for his dog, yellow Labrador Retriever, Oakley, to stay during his absence.When one of Harker’s good friends agreed to watch Oakley, the soldier was relieved, believing he would […]
German Shepherd Asur is a distinguished United States veteran, a former Military Working Dog (MWD) who spent the better part of his life as a bomb-detection canine with the U.S. Marines. After serving his last year of duty in Afghanistan, it was time for Asur to return to the U.S.But for Asur, retirement brought with […]
Staff Sergeant Tom Burright of the United States Air Force first met his four-legged best friend while patrolling the streets of Afghanistan. Burright was on the job when he spotted a tiny Afghan Hound pup scrounging for food in an alley.“She was young and helpless,” Burright tells CBS DFW News. “I had to pick her […]
When Holly Barnes first met Bear, she knew that he was meant to be her dog.“I was just drawn to him immediately,” Barnes told ABC 7 News when asked about the mixed-breed dog who stole her heart.Barnes first met Bear when he was a 6-month-old pup. He was born on a United States Marine base […]
Chuck, a Boxer, is very glad to see Nick, who is home after serving eight months in Afghanistan; the two were reunited when Nick returned to his wife in Germany.